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>>> thanks for joining us on this monday morning. this is a live picture of ocean city where you can see they are getting socked with heavy winds and definitely heavy rains. that area getting to feel the brunt of sandy right now as she makes her way towards our area. >> we will have team coverage throughout the course of the morning for you at abc2 news and abc2news.com. keeping you ahead as best we can. ahead of sandy but it appears ocean city the rains have come. >> absolutely. and i don't think they will stop any time soon. that is storm that we have heard and we don't know how bad it will be but we know it's going to be bad. >> lynette charles is standing by with a check of the forecast. you are not surprised by what you are seeing in oc. >> no. not at all. and it's going to keep going downhill. it's not even close to making landfall yet. so, the hurricane hunters flew into the storm and this is what they got from it. the wind sustained at 85 miles an hour. it's moving to the north at 13. and the pressure has dropped at 9:46. that's -- 946 and it's 300 miles east southeast of
apple. but before they do, city of baltimore wants you do bring -- to bring out your o's spirit. >> charley will fill us in. good morning and thanks for joining us. i am megan pringle alongside meteorologist lynette charles and lauren cook keeping ion on the road. that parade and the baltimore run -- an eye on the road and the parade and the baltimore run. >> reporter: we are dealing with several accidents not to mention a lot of fog across the region. i will have more on the delays coming up in few. >> all right. >> it feels like a fall day. >> very muggy start. >> yeah. we are. there's a lot of moisture out there. that's where the fog is coming from. going into the later morning hours and the afternoon we could see sunshine and also we will have a front to work with as well. so that could be pulling in few more clouds. so we will have a sun cloud mix going into the afternoon. but, this morning, not as chilly. not as cold as it has been. and that's because of the cloud surfacing across the area this morning. we are at 56 in edgemere as well as chestertown. good morning columbia
's most powerful radar, the yellows, oranges, heavy rain bands coming in. ocean city, see the yellows and oranges. the rain will continue to work in as we go throughout the day. we have snow back across western maryland, also in to west virginia, they could be rereceiving 2-3 feet. we dealt with five inches yesterday. that will continue as we go throughout the day. not only will we have the rain piling up, but the winds as well. these are the current winds sustained about 9 shady side. haverly grace 17. winds gusts are a lot more and those are your tropical storm forced wind gusts we are dealing with. 66 frederick. that's the big one, 48 shady side. we are looking at 46 fredericksburg. haverly grace 36. 53 ocean city. that's what we have to deal with today. see the 71 cape may. before i cover it up. this is in store. rain, wind, and these were the peak wind gusts yesterday. annapolis 69. 68 dundalk, arbutus. bwi60. we are in store for what we had yesterday. more rain and wind. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. good morning. >>> good morning, the mta suspended all
alternate routes. there are several accidents working right now. we do have some trouble in baltimore city where there's a crash right on wabash avenue right at northern parkway, and then another accident on hilton parkway at north avenue. for those of you traveling on the beltway, here's a live look right now at the west side at liberty road. traffic moving right along. there are no delays on the inner loop through pikesville. the outer loop nice and clear down towards 95. and this is what 95 looks like downtown, traffic moving right along here at 395. the roads still going to be pretty wet, so take some precaution as you do head out, and unfortunately, we do have another crash to tell you about in howard county, it's right along the eastbound lanes of route 32 at route 1. megan and charley, over to you. >>> bge is working feverishly to restore power to everyone. >> dozens of schools, they still don't have any service, so there are some closures that happened not only overnight, but early this morning. so abc 2 news education reporter sherree johnson is at our live desk this morning with
right now with super storm sandy and the heaviest rain is down to the south right now around ocean city. and it's moving across the bay. but look at the reds and the oranges now we are starting to see that around severna park and this is sliding up from the south and working its way off towards the west. and this is a storm that you don't see. you don't see a storm of this nature take a westerly jog. so this time of the year this is going to be one for the record books that's for sure. as we zoom in across harford county jarrettsville getting in on heavy rainfall pounding across the roadways along i-83 traveling you should not be traveling at this time. you should be watching and listening to see what's going to be happening and once you lose power, you should have our storm shield app because that's going to bring the weather alerts. let's talk about how much rainfall we will be receiving once this is said and done. we are talking about 8 inches of rainfall in a lot of spots. we are looking along the eastern shore that amount and points south we could be seeing a little more than that.
posted letter grades would it make a difference in the restaurants you use? the city of baltimore and council are trying to find out. they took public comment on a bill requiring restaurants to post grades from their inspections. some rest rant owners don't like the idea. -- restaurant owners don't like the idea. but brandon scott have heard from residents and all by one -- but one supports the plan. >> they feel it's something the city should have done a long time ago and a bunch said we don't do that and are embarrassed that baltimore is one of the only major cities you can't see inspection results for restaurants or can't walk into a restaurant and see the grade orating. >> councilman scott's bill would require the health department to post inspections online. >>> maryland state police are replacing the aging medivac fleet and they say it's important to do because today they will unveil a new helicopterch the governor and other state officials are scheduled to attend the event which is taking place at marten state airport. >>> if you have a flight booked. today on american airl
that killed 4 people. the agency will get 10 new choppers. >> police in kansas city missouri are trying to find the person who punp out a city bus driver caught on surveillance camera. you can see the young men in the bus by the fare box. when they boarded, they didn't have enough money for the ride so the driver told them to get off. as they were exiting the video shows one of them punching the driver in the face. officers say he tried to continue his route but riders convinced him to stop after hitting orange cones in the road. >>> a bizarre situation unfolding in fort myers florida for police there. this is surveillance video of the police station lobby. you can see a man enter into view police say he asked to talk to an officer and sits down. two officers come through the door and notice the man carrying a silver machete. yes, a machete. the man stands up brandishing it at the officers. police subdued the suspect. >>> a high school student says she felt hugh mill -- humiliated about how a teacher react to her romney ryan t- shirt. she wore a campaign t sheeter to class last week. sh
is -- city. there's a crash at west frank lip and northwest side liberty road at -- franklin and northwest side of liberty road. park heights avenue no problem up to 83 and outer loop nice and clear. no delays right now just 11 minutes traveling from 795 towards 95. hooking at other drive times, you will notice the rest of the beltway going to be in great shape. no problems to report from parkville up to towson and for those of you using the jfx into the city, 11 minutes that typical ride traveling southbound from 695 to east fayette street. that's your abc2 timesaver traffic. >>> 5:32. it's sentencing day for jerry sandusky, the former penn state assistant football coach will learn his punishment for sex yoolgly abusing 10 boys. linda so -- sexually abusing 10 years. >> reporter: sandusky is 68 years old and he is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison. his lawyer says else speak at the sentencing. he spent the last three months in prison writing a statement he plans to read today. on monday sandusky issued aaudio statement record and aired on penn state's campus radio station. in
is game 3 in new york. charley is out live at city hall with more on what baltimore has planned for o's fans later on this morning. so charley, there's been a lot of chatter. what is the city planning? >> reporter: it's a big pep rally for this morning at city hall. and a lot of people will be coming out. this is tweeted out around 4 yesterday afternoon by mayor stephanie rawlings blake calling for the same voice and excitement and spirit that was at game 2 that reached the 120 decibel levels that shook camden yards. they want the same feeling today and it was 16 years and 1 day ago today the last time the orioles were in yankees stadium in new york. you remember the game. tony, jeffrey and jeter and you remember. yeah, that phantom home run by jeter in the 8th. that was the old yankees stadium and old-time back in 1996. there's a new yankees stadium welcoming baltimore in for game 3. and this morning jamie costello takes a look back at what became of one of baseball's most storeied cathedral. >> reporter: game 3 in the best of 5 series. it's the orioles gonzales against the yankees a
county, the city and also as we head south in anne arundel county. so this is what we can expect through 8:00 and even once 8:00 passes we'll still have that fog out there, it just won't be dense in nature. since we do have that dense fog advisory, we see reduced visibility about quarter mile or less in a lot of spots this morning, so you really need to take it easy. across the eastern shore we have about seven miles of reduced visibility there and this will continue until that sun rises for today and we'll still have some areas of patchy fog across the area. this is what we're working with this morning, we do have showers across cecil county and kent coun. if you are in those areas, make sure you do take the rain gear as you head out and about. temperature in jefferson right now is 62 degrees. it's a mild start. let's get a check now of the abc 2 time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette. the fog is certainly having an impact on your commute. there's reduced visibility across the region. it's really bad out there, so you want to be extra caref
this morning. abc2 news sherrie johnson joins us live this morning outside of city police headquarters. what can you tell us so far? >> reporter: well, megan i've been working the phones this morning trying to talk with local police about what actually happened there and i'm in front of city police headquarters. still investigating this police involved shooting. take a look here, we just arrived from the scene just a few hours ago. and this all happened in the 1500 block of east landville street. this is near the oliver neighborhood a few blocks east of green mount cemetery. according to the baltimore city police twitter feed. baltimore police say the person who was shot was taken to the hospital. we don't know that person's condition just yet and the police officer in this case was not injured. now officers are releasing few details at this point but there will with media briefing later this morning. we hope to gather more information at that time and bring you the information as it becomes available. reporting live at city police headquarters, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> your electric
in the city. republican thank you >> reporter: thank you for joining us. that event is tonight at 6:00 p.m. to honor the dawson family and their memory. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> we learned about the funeral arrangements, friends and family will say good-byes at 5:00 tonight, it's taking place at the sharp street memorial church at 5:00. he died last week after a long battle with cancer, he was 72 years old. civil rights activist was a member of the house of delegates from 1963 to 67 and served in the senate from 67- 81. >>> this is a story that is going to make you feel good about the community where you live. in particular, tow truck drivers, they lifted the spirits of a family following a fire that killed five. the call came out from knockout towing. they got a few dozen trucks to surround the northeast baltimore home where nancy died and her four grandchildren. they presented the donations to her daughter. the purpose is to help cover the funeral costs. >> without support, we would be lost. >> a lot of people get bad names for tow truck drivers. they are here to help. >> it tur
and west of baltimore city, some accidents have been cleared. it's bad out this. >> that is where you are seeing is falling this morning and in sliding towards baltimore, as you are driving around baltimore, bel air, don't be surprised if you see a couple of sprinkles out there. it doesn't pick up on the radar, the droplets are too small to handle. zooming in across the area, light showers and sprinkles towards the west of towson, and the east of towson. the heavier rain is back towards the west, we can see it around walkersville, frederick, i-70, damp this morning. it's wet out there, moderate to heavier rain falling down in virginia, middleburg, ashburg, hay market, i-66, this will push in to montgomery county, they are definitely in the line of fire of the showers that are going to work in through this morning, off and on showers throughout the day. temperature 63 degrees, millersville. where we are seeing the rain showers, temperatures are cooler this morning. let's get a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. good morning, patchy fog and accidents. >>> good morning, as
researcher and asking for your help this morning. linda so is live this morning at city police headquarters, what are we seeing in the picture? >> reporter: police released the photo that shows men running tro testimony scene of the crime. investigators are hoping it will lead to new information. look at the picture, it was taken from a surveillance camera, not far from the scene, september 17th, the night he was killed. you can see two men running away, up with apees to be -- appears to be holding something. mar vip was shot and killed after coming home from practicement he had just gotten oh out of his car that night. >> it's still a shock. i don't think we will ever quite completely get over it. >> reporter: you can get a look at the photo on abc2news.com, if you know who the me are, call the police, homicide unit 410-396-2100. the coral arts society plans to dedicate the christmas concert on november 4th. see the concert here on abc 2 on christmas eve and christmas day. linda so, abc2 news. >>> two hikers missing since friday are resting safe. they disappeared in the glacier national p
. in pikesville we have storm damage, on park heights avenue at hooks lane. if you are traveling in the city, flooding on falls road, lake avenue, more flooding has shut down falls road, old pimlico road. >>> sandy is blame for two deaths in maryland, one in montgomery, other in poos pasadena. thank you for the time today. i'm sure you hear a story coming and it begs the warning to people to remain safe. >> absolutely. i left the scene of the fatality. it's a mile from compass point golf course, an 80-foot tree snapped and fell on the man while he was in the kitchen. the officers are on the scene. they are awaiting a crane to lift the tree off of the house, 62,700 homes without power in the county, bge restored power to over 11,000 of them. i continue to advise citizens to stay off the highways b we have a numb of road closings, which you mentioned. of course, as the trees are saturated with water, at the roots. there is the possibility of falling over. please be absolutely careful and not get on the roads unless you have to, our emergency sheller in annapolis, annapolis high school, 61, pe
you -- you can use a 71 degree day. traveling on 95 no problems in white marsh into the city. and for those of you using theharrisburg expressway north of 695, you will notice everything is nice and clear. it will remain that way getting on the jfx and head downtown. 11 minutes altogether. traveling southbound from the beltway down to fay jet street -- fail yet -- fayette street. 695 is great shape from 95 to 83. and you are looking at 11 minutes there and 11 minutes on the west side to travel from 795 toward 95. inner loop clear through pikesville. that's the abc2 time sativer -- timesaver traffic. >> election day is not far away state delegates and dlernlgy will gather -- clergy will hold a news conference ebb couraging you to vote against -- encouraging you to vote against question 7. sherrie johnis here to explain why. >> reporter: -- johnson is here to explain why. >> reporter: area clergy are coming together at empowerment temple ame church to have make their voices heard. they encourage voters to vote against question 7 which promotes expanding gambling in maryland. ad
's the hot topic question for the day. >>> a baltimore has a new top cop. city council confirmed him with 13 favorable votes yesterday. there was one abtension. he was a police chief in oakland as well as long beach, california. >>> looks like something out of movies. cameras were rolling as a pair of suspected car thieves smashed a truck through a convenience store in michigan. you can see it the footage we wanted to show you one suspechelped himself to liquor and cigarettes. because the story is about the video we will bring it to you a little later on in the show. >>> so a fancy league in one high -- fantasy league in a high school is drawing concern. >> the story is disturbing. boys at the school are drafting the name of girls. >> they are earning points by going kind of hooking up with the girls and engaging in sexual activity. the more -- the further the girls go the higher the pointch the principal sent a letter to parents letting them know what was going on. the league was discovered at an assembly at date rape prevention. >> we wanted to make sure parents were aware of things going
everything for you. we should let you know baltimore city is closed, about 17 baltimore county schools are closed. head to abc2news.com to get all the information. >>> time now for a check of the forecast. let's head over to lynette. >> all right, guys, let's talk about what's going on with sandy, the remnants are churning but working their way off toward the north, still dropping rain in a lot of spots north of us and west of us and even some snow across that area. but here close to home, we're not dealing with anything like that. we're just dealing with lots of cloud cover this morning. we see some rain as far west as hagerstown, so if your travels are taking you that way this morning, be prepared for that. i'm not going to rule out a chance for a shower to pop up as we go throughout the morning and afternoon. but all in all we will stay dry for today, so that's some good news. we do have some flood watches, flood warnings out there and even some snow advisories as well, talking about blizzards back off toward the west. but mainly these flash flood warning are in effect for the bay,
see traffic just starting to jam and pick up. in baltimore city we have a crash on keith avenue at new vail street as well as fire on fleet street affecting traffic between broadway and register street. a live look now at the northwest side of 695 and old court road that outer loop extremely slow. that will continue as you make the drive down to route 40. fortunately therefore no problems -- there are no problems on the beltway from parkville to towson. the jeff going to be nice and clear. just that typical 11 minute ride right now to east fayette street. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> 6:33 right now. and here's some news you probably don't want to hear. you may soon be paying more to keep your lights on. the glove nor is proposing a dollar or two added to your monthly electric bill. you may remember back in july, tens of thousands of people they were without power for days, so governor o'malley he put together a task force and this is to come up with ways to deal with the utility companies to better serve their customer. >> most of us
've already organized. >>> check this out. police in kansas city, missouri say a man using samurai sword came in to rob a restaurant, customers inside, they appear a bit stunned by it. the problem is we don't know how much money the guy made off with. >>> your kids get ready to go to the bus stop, this is a story you probably don't want to see. >> but it's one you have to see. area school buses caught on camera speeding in school zones and running red lights. months of investigative work by joce sterman just ahead. >> love it or hate it the fda says just don't eat too much of it. they have a warning about black licorice. >> and always eyes are on sandy -- all eyes are on sandy. ill have the i -- i'll have the latest on it coming up. >> there's also a serious crash and also the on west site the -- on the west side of the beltway. i'll track the delays and have your complete report coming up next. mayor: casino owners in west virginia are spending millions against question seven. that upsets me. and that upsets jonathan ogden. you don't want to upset jonathan ogden. ogden: no you don't. mayor:
of evacuations and shutdown city streets. no one was hurt in the fire. >>> it's been ten years since the deadly shooting spree that terrorized the dc area, convicted sniper mallvo is speaking out from prison, he says he is sorry for what happened. he says he was under the control of his oler partner in the killings. the spree left ten people dead over the course of a 3-week period. >>> he nearly died when a gunman opened fire this summer. barton was among 50 people hurt during the batman movie. he is the focus of a ad aimed at both candidates pushing meme them to come up with a plan to reduce gun violence. >> we are disappointed that governor romney and president obama haven't addressed gun violence in a concrete specific way. basically demanding a plan from pote of them in -- both of them in the demand of a presidential debate in denver. >> it a coalition of more than 700 mayors including baltimore city mayor stephanie rawlings blake and josh cowen. >>> with five weeks to go until the presidential election, both are preparing for the debate in colorado. president barack obama is in henderson,
forecast but we are dealing with a crash right now in baltimore city at kirk avenuep and if you are traveling on 83, here's what it looks like north of 695. everything up to speed. no delays right now on the jfx heading downtown. checking in and look at drive times, you will notice the beltway in great shape. a typical 11-minute ride on the outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. and no concerns on the west side just 11 minutes to travel that outer loop from 795 down towards 95. that is a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. now over to you. >>> police want students at noter dam maryland university to be careful after a student was sexually assaulted by a stranger on campus. abc2 news lind see is live in baltimore -- linda so is live atcampus and what is the school doing to mack sure student repair safe. >> reporter: the suspect is out there. so security has been stepped up on campus. the university also wants to let students know it has an escort van that students can use when going to and from campus buildings. police say a student was leaving the campus library early monday
have trouble in howard county. a fallen utility line pole actually in ellicott city that has shut down old frederick road between leader drive and mckenzie road. stick with interstate 70 instead. and for those ofous using 83 -- those of you using 83, there's nothing to get in your way. north of 695, traffic is picking up but no delays once you get on the jfx. and 695 looks like at harford road, 11 minutes to travel the outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. traffic is starting to pick up on the west side of the beltway. looking at a 13-minute ride on the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. but everything is up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel. 8-minute ride to travel northbound from the beltway to the toll plaza. that's your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charley over to you. >>> they are watching and listening to you as you ride to and from work. and the mta says this is for your safety. >> some say it goes too far. sherrie johnson is here. and we have covered crimes on buses before so i assume this is in response to that. >> reporter: yes, it is. as a matter of fact, th
and howard county, a fallen utility pole in ellicott city that shut down old frederick road at mckenzie road. use interstate 70 instead. that will be nice and clear. and if you are headed out to 95, here's a live look at the south side at interstate 195. traffic is moving along. no delays heading down to dc and everything will be nice and clear heading through the fort mchenry tunnel. 695 g's to be in -- going to be in great shape. an 11 minute right on outer loop from 95 up to 83. and no problems to report on the west side of the beltway. just 11 minutes to travel the outer loop from 795 all the way down to 95. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charley over to you. >>> news time 5:31. they are watching and listening to you on your ride to and from woman. the mta says it's for your safety but some say it goes too far. sherrie johnson is here and we have covered crimes on buses before. i suppose this is in response to that. >> reporter: yes, it is. mta wants to use cameras to beef up security and keep passengers safe. there's 10 cameras on every bus. four outside and 6 i
county, also hartford county, baltimore county, the city and also anne arundel county. this will expire at 8:00. even once it expires, we'll still be dealing with some patchy fog out there. we can see the visibility now, it is definitely reduced. the last time i showed you this across the eastern shore, we were at seven miles. that has gone downhill. and as we check out what's going on on maryland's most powerful radar right now, we are nice and dry. get out there and do what you have to do, but take it easy on the roadways. let's get a check now of the abc 2 news time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. talk about all you have. >>reporter: yes, lynette. well, that heavy fog really causing a mess out there on the roads. you will want to expect reduced visibility across the region. we do have some trouble in anne arundel county. there's a crash right now at the bay bridge. it's right on the eastbound lanes of route 50. and more problems on route 100. there's another accident right along the eastbound lanes at katherine avenue, so do watch out for that. average speed clocking i
for planning to bomb a new york city accomplishment. ed payne has that story. >> reporter: 21-year-old quazi mohammad rezwanul ahsan nafis was taken into custody wednesday when authorities say he tried to use a cell phone to detonate what he thought was a 1,000-pound bomb hidden inside a van. his target was the federal reserve bank in manhattan. nafis allegedly told authorities he wanted to destroy america by going after the nation's financial institutions. he ultimately settled on the landmark bank. he didn't realize the contacts were actually members of the fbi's joint terrorism task force. new york city police commissioner ray kelly said terrorists have plotted 15 attacks against new york since 9/11. >> we're still very much a coveted target by terrorists who said new york is the top of the terrorist target list in this country and i think this just reaffirms that. >> reporter: kelly praised officers for keeping the city safe. >> i think it shows again that law enforcement is vigilant, certainly we understand that the public can become complacent. we've had no successful attack here in 11
. if you are drinking water. make sure it is clean. the answer and what baltimore city is doing to improve water quality. it is part of the new clean water initiative. >>> and after the gun related incidents in schools. baltimore county police are calling on owners to secure their weapons. today the chief and other county leaders -- leaders will talk about a gun lock distribution system. >>> and a boy charged in a deadly scheme to lure victim truce a phoney ad. the 17-year-old is being tried as an adult in the deaths of three men. he could face life in prison. >>> he was arrested after carrying a suitcase full of weapons. and harris will find out if he will remain in jail or be set free. he has been charged with transporting hazardous materials which carry as maximum penalty of five years in prison. >>> and after flying 25 missions the shuttle endeavor will take a journey this morning. it will be on a two day road trip through la. we had a shot of this this morning. the shuttle will be put on display in california. and win they did this in los angeles, they had to take out street signs, li
and heading into the city. the expressway here in hunt valley nice and clear down to the beltway. this is a live look and in towson and everything delay free as well. from 95 all the way up to 83. that's a look at traffic. over to you. >>> police officers are turning in their badge and weapons for an apron and serving tray. where you can catch maryland officers serving new unique ways. >> the town is getting ready for another event. live in baltimore t was the baltimore running festival that kicks off tomorrow. we have the details. we'll talk to a run they're lost 100 pounds for the race. barnhill: you hear a lot of talk about question seven... so let me tell you what i know: if question seven passes, my company's going to... bring table games, like blackjack and poker... right here to baltimore. a twenty-five million dollar investment... that'll create five hundred new jobs. all right here. today, marylanders are spending $500 million gaming... in other states. let's keep it here. i'm chad barnhill, and we're ready to build right here. we're ready, and it's real. and all that ha
lanes. and if you are traveling in baltimore city, you will want to watch out for an accident. and that's going to be right. can you see pull this up. and it will be right at garrison boulevard. >> here at harford road. starting to pick up. 12 minutes now to travel from 95 up to 83. the jfx clear. 11 minutes southbound from 695 to fayette street. that's a look at traffic. over to you. >>> we have a disturbing case of animal abuse to tell you about. a dog with injuries was left to die in a home. >> we want to warn you before we get any further the video is tough to look at. we have more on this story with sherrie johnson. >> reporter: it involve as puppy found in a home and left to die. animal control brought the pit bull to the shelter where she was named molly. there are fresh bite wounds on the face and paws, this reall deep and infected. there is skin missing with infection and causing the areas to bulge out. there is a chance that she will survive. the dog was found in an empty home not far from the west side shopping center. a contractor entered the home to rehab it and found the d
. that is a look at your traffic. megan and charley, over to you. >> if you have traveled to any city, you know how frustrating it can be to find a place to park. >> now some enterprising students are coming up with an innovative way with finding ways to leave their car. we will show you what they're doing. [ woman ] dear chex cereal, i've never written a fan letter before, but you've done what i thought was impossible: you made good-for-you, gluten-free cereals in a whole bunch of yummy flavors. cinnamon chex and honey nut chex are two of our favorites. when my husband rob found the chocolate one, we were in cereal heaven. the only problem is, with so many great flavors you're making it very hard to choose. so thanks. from your fans, the mcgregor family. 'cause we love chex. [ male announcer ] love chex? connect with us on facebook. >>> if you thought about making a note on a car that was parked poorly or blocks your way in or out. maybe. gone so far to write that note? >> i have done it. and i have taken my fist when people double park cars. turns out parking is certainly an issue in san francisc
into the city, just an 11 minute ride. no delays whatsoever to travel southbound from 695 downtown to east fayette street. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charley over to you. >>> happening today, the naacp will make an upon announcement concerning the upcoming election. linda so is here to tell us what exactly they are coming out in support of. >> reporter: about same sex marriage. naacp lead layers nouns the official support for question 6 later this afternoon which would legalize same sex marriage in maryland. voters will get their chance do de-- to decide on the ish in november -- issue in november. leaders of the baltimore and maryland chapters will get together in baltimore to officially support question 6. back in may, the national board of directors passed a resolution endorsing marriage equality. the maryland chapter has been involved in supporting question 6 for months now. linda so, abc2 news. >>> we have new details about a family that died last week in a house fire that happened in northeast baltimore. a grandmother and her four grandchildren died in th
route 43 in to the city. as we check in and look at 695, arford road, parkville, picking up. only 12 minutes now to travel from 95, all the way up to 83. this is what the harrisburg expressway looks like. nothing from shawan down to 695, nice and clear, as you get onto the jfx, downtown. loots >>> if you are waking up, we have been following breaking news out of federal hill. >> crews are battling a fire at a home that's been with the family for generations. >> i understands we lost pets, family members got out okay. also a firefighter was possibly hurt? >> reporter: yeah. luckily the firefighter didn't suffer any serious injuries. he almost fell off of a ladder and hurt his ankle. he was taken to a hospital as a precaution. firefighters are working to bring the fire under control. it's been burning for three hours. what we know is it happened in the 1200 block of battery avenue, it was a 3 story row home that caught on fire at around 3:30 this morning. the homeowner, his relatives say they believe the fire started on the first floor towards the back of the house. it was an elderly c
and normal if white marsh all the way into the city. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> a school bus driver's quick thinking helped prevent a tragedy. >> he collapsed behind the steel and steven tells us what happens -- wheel and steven tells us what happened next. >> reporter: it turned into a horrifying ride to school last friday. heading down the winding rural roads which lead to clarksburg school something suddenly happened to the bus driver. >> his head yeah sunk over. straight over. like you know -- he got knocked out. >> reporter: the bus then careened out of control. students on board recount how the driver though incapacitated managed to bring the bus to a stop just before slamming into a utility pole. the 17-year-old dustin was on board. >> i was shaking when i -- went up to him. and i picked up the bus radio and i told another student to call 911. >> actually one kid helping the bus driver off the bus. >> reporter: don watched from the front yard. he said it would have taken out the utility pole which he thinks could have led to t
at this surveillance video out of kansas city, missouri where a man used is samurai sword to rob a church's chicken restaurant tuesday night. he was carrying the sword walking through the business and customers appeared a bit stunned by the man's actions but no one was hurt. it's not clear how much money he made off with. >>> a photo went viral online because it was likely his last vote and it was. frank's family says the 93-year- old died peacefully in his sleep yesterday. hawaii was the worst voter turnout in the family but his family says the decorated vet never missed an election and he hoped his final exercise of his civic duty will inspire others to head to the polls. >>> coming up this morning at 6:00 we have the results of an investigation into school buses getting busted for running red lights. >> already getting the action on this situation. we have the video of these school bus drivers breaking several rules. we're talking about blowing through red lights and speeding nearly 40 miles per hour over the speed limit. even getting busted in a school zone. you're going to see part of our inve
havre de grace i-95 aberdeen and chesapeake city and cecilton this morning. wet weather to be had. we will slowly but surely begin to get this out of here going throughout the day. but temperatures this morning, we are not going to escape the chilly temps through the afternoon. on the cool side and only at 44 degrees right now. and pylesville 45. and sykesville at 45 degrees and this is what we are working with for the planner today as we head into 3:00. the high temperature 57 degrees and it's going to be cool. let's check the abc2 time saber traffic with lauren cook. also fog. >> reporter: yes. fog is going to be a big problem morning. you will want to expect reduced visibility and there are heavy delays on route 295 right now all due to a crash along the southbound lanes ever at route 100 confined to the shoulder but causing a backup. heading out to the beltway, here's a live look at northwest corner at old court road. traffic just crawling right now. it's going to take you 10 minutes extra to travel that outer loop from 795 down towards interstate 70. speeds clocking at 19 miles p
in the process. so students from city neighbors, charter school, they willing holding their own election to vote on four main issues. the president, marriage equality, the dream act, and expanded gambling. and the voters of tomorrow, got 30 middle schools involved in the initiative and more than 2,000 students will fill out ballots on october 30. and the results of their election will be announced on the 31st. >>> we do want to warn you that you're about to see some video, it is a beating and it is caught on tape. >> police say the man refused to leave a woman's section of an outreach section in brooklyn so the officers had to use force when making the arrest. the video has no audio with it and shows only one officer hitting the victim more than a dozen times. the officer had been put on what the department calls modified duty while the investigation is ongoing. the man in the video was also charged with assault, trespassing, resisting arrest, harassment and unlawful possession of marijuana. >>> well, moms, you know you would do anything to protect your kids. so imagine how one mom felt when a s
road to 695. those of you using 95 to get into city here's a live look at eastern avenue altogether you are looked 15 minute ride traveling southbound from the beltway all the way to downtown baltimore. as we pull up other drive times notice the beltway going to be in great shape no delays right mow from parkville up towards towson and the west side will remain clear 11 minutes typical ride on outer loop from 795 towards 95. and charley over to you. >>> a hand full of new laws take effect and they could impact everyone from parents to kids to anyone with a job and a facebook account. linda so is live this morning in federal hill with details on one of the laws and linda, this could have a impact on kids and car seats. >> reporter: yes, any kid under 8 years old parents what this means is you might have to put your child back into a booster seat like this one if they met the weight requirement before the new law took eyeee text. starting today the law requires all kids under 8 to ride in a child safety seat regardless of weight until they are 4 feet 9 inches or taller. before the change,
no delays from the beltway into the city to downtown. traveling on 695, you will notice traffic really picking up on harford road affecting the outer loop and the drive time is 12 minutes from the 95 up to 83. west side going to be a volume from 795 towards 95. and that's taking you 12 minutes as well. >>> 15 years in the making. in between 199 7 and last year 14 years of losing and a wait and see moment at the field at camden yard that didn't involve the orioles and emergency plane landing. as the sunrises on us today, baltimore is in tampa and orioles are heading to the playoffs. sherrie johnson is live with the story and sherrie, there is a lot of excitement in the air. >> reporter: yes, fans are very excited about the o's and rooting for them and they are in tampa today, tuesday and wednesday taking on the rays and you know it's going to be pretty tough games there but it was a little trekkie getting to tampa. team officials saw smoke in the kitchen area of the chartered plane. the pilot decided to land the plane in jacksonville. and thank goodness everyone was safe. now it's been
will take you 11 minutes, an 11 minute ride as well, using the jfx to get in to the city from 695s to fayette street. the area will be in great shape. >>> it has been 15 years since baltimore welcomed playoff baseball to camden yards do. you think rain, that was going to send fans away? think again. an incredible night for october baseball. especially for orioles fans, even though the yankees ended up winning in the end. charlie, this morning is live at the ballpark with a recap of the night. >> reporter: 2 and a half hour rain delay, first pitch supposed to be 6:00, didn't happen until 8:40. these were this full force given to fans by the o's, back tonight, first pitch from camden yards tonight is set for 8:00. there is rain in the forecast tonight. people will stick and once again because major league baseball dug everything they can to get -- does everything they can to get the games in. a crisp feel weather wise. the o's and yankees did not disappoint. york with a solo shot over the left field wall, broke the tie, 3-2 new york. the final score was 7- 2. players have been spendi
's a age old problem put a big problem. baltimore city schools has a new plan to cut down on absences. sherrie johnson has more on the plan, they are doing something. what are they doping? >> they have a plan in place, it's looking look it's working out. more students attending class. baltimore setting an example when it comes to attendance. five to 7.5 million kindergarten to 12th grade students are absent each year. they misone day out of ten, in maryland, the rate is 11%. it's one of six states that track the issue. repeated absences are common in kindergarten and high school. low income students are likely to miss class due to transportation or health issues and have to work and take care of family members. they alert parents about absences. they talk to families when students are missing class. >> hidden problem, bacteria in a hospital. it creates havoc, we are not measuring it. >> we have to go the extra mile. the school system is texting principals and saying there are a large number of students absent. what going on? >> reporter: the baltimore public school system is rewarding
, you can get free preventive dental services. it's offered through baltimore city community college. you must call to make an appointment. sessions including cleaning x- rays and exams. time is running out to register to vote. you must submit your applications by tuesday. 9 p.m. you can fill out the form online hand deliver one to your local board of election or mail it in. election is tuesday, november 6th. >>> former president bill clinton is going to be in baltimore tomorrow. he will be speaking at stephenson university. he will talk about the challenges of globalization. >>> and opening statements begin in the pretrial of two prince george's county police officer. james harrison and another officer are accused of attacking two students. >>> and a new weather center will open in college park. the national oceanic and atmospheric association will open it for weather and climate prediction. sektor mikulski will attend -- senator mikulski will attend the ribbon cutting ceremony andlynette charles has the temperatures. >> temperatures on the mild side. as you head out, you don't need
are dealing with a crash on 83 and several others in the city. i will have all the details coming up on good morning maryland. aplçlçéd.ñ.ñhrókññoo[ >>> i can't believe it's dirty as it is. >> like rubbing your face on bathroom floor. >> thanks for joining us it's wednesday morning. tonight the detroit tigers take on the san francisco giants as this is game one. >> we don't know who will sing the national anthem for game one but we know common for game 5 -- come monday for game 5 it will be aretha franklin. she opened game 3 of the alcs last year and the town's beloved tigers won the game and fans are hoping for a similar result this year. >> all right a star stuned turn out for the premier of the james bond movie. sky fall and celebrities walked down the red carpet including prince charles. daniel craig spoke to cnn about how the character changed over the years. >> i think that's what is special about it. each individually they added to the whole thing and i am a fan of all of them. and it's just an honor to be part of it. >> sky fall hits u.s. theaters on november 9th. and a qui
morning. a house fire in the city near the thurgood marshall high school. >> this is one that's going to weigh heavier on your heart this morning. four kids ages 1 to 7 and their grandmother all died in this fire and this morning we have team coverage. >> abc2 news' sherrie johnson is out there right now. you've been out there since well before 4:00. what have you learned so far? >> reporter: well, it's a very somber morning here in northeast baltimore. as you can see, firefighters are still on the scene here putting out the hot spots. investigating, trying to figure out exactly what happened here. now, five people were killed in the early morning fire including a grandmother and four children. we are told that their ages between 1 to 7 years old. the fire started about 2:00 this morning at 5601 denwood avenue. now here in northeast baltimore, and when crews arrived. they found intense flames and people jumping out of the windows just trying to escape that fire. we're told about nine people were in the home when that fire started. about four of them made it out safely. five others did
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